Boca Grande Beach
Beautiful January day in Boca Grande Florida. Shells galore!
This gopher tortoise was just wandering around when he crossed my path. Taken on Englewood Beach.
Boca Grande Range Light
The range light sits right on the beach in Boca Grande, FL. The Barrier Island Parks Society, BIPS, has successfully raised the fund to restore it.
Boca Grande Lighthouse
This well known lighthouse sits on the southern tip of Gasparilla Island and overlooks Boca Grande Pass.
Cypress Trees in Big Cypress Preserve. Taken on a summer afternoon after several weeks of heavy rain.
This turtle was one of the lucky ones who lives at Mote Marine Aquarium--no doubt a rescue who can no longer live in the wild. Mote Marine is located at City Island in Sarasota, FL.
Friendly Scrub Jay
Florida's Scrub Jay--threatened due to loss of habitat from development. Taken at Shamrock Park in Venice, FL.
Shot this Monarch Butterfly at Lemon Bay Park in Englewood, FL
Upper Myakka Lake on a summer afternoon
Oyster Creek Regional Park includes environmental lands with old growth pines, scrub lands, and mangroves fringing the creek. In Englewood, Fl.
A beautiful summertime flower. There are many Magnolia trees here in Florida which serve as reminders that we are in The South.